Charity registered in Scotland SC021621
The Richmond Fellowship Scotland is a leading voluntary organisation, supporting people with a broad range of needs to live in their own homes, as part of their community. We are an organisation driven by strong values and a firm commitment to choice, dignity and social inclusion. Although we support over 2800 people throughout Scotland, we are committed to delivering services that recognise people as individuals and treat them with dignity and respect; just like we would all want ourselves.
We are hiring in Fife.
The Richmond Fellowship Scotland provides personalised and outcome-focused support to over 2800 individuals in their own homes across Scotland, making us the country`s largest provider of social care. We support individuals with a variety of different needs such as physical and/or learning disabilities, ongoing mental health issues, alcohol or substance abuse and autism. Some of the people we support can present challenging behaviour or require a high level of personal care. We are a Scottish Living Wage and Disability Confident employer.
We are recruiting for care staff to join our teams across Fife. We are looking for immediate starts and have full time, part time and bank (flexible) positions available. Most of our roles consist of day shifts, however some vacancies cover 24hour services and therefore have a mixture of day, evening and sleepover shifts.
No previous experience in care is required as we provide full in-house training to all new staff members and will even finance you to achieve your SVQ Level 2, so even if this is a new career path for you, we would love to meet you. What matters most is that you have the right values and the right attitude.
At this time we are looking for individuals with full driving licences and access to own vehicles. You will be paid for travel time while on shift and there is also a 45p per mile fuel reimbursement.
Your responsibilities will depend on the needs of the individuals that you support and can include:
• Social Support - Assisting individuals to engage with their communities by planning and attending outings to various clubs and leisure activities such as day centres, bowling, cinema, swimming etc.
• Medical Support - Administering and monitoring medication.
• Personal Care - Assist people to maintain their wellbeing by promoting their personal care which would include assistance with showering/bathing, dressing, arranging visits with professionals such as dentists, doctors or opticians, assisting with incontinence care.
• Practical Support - Helping people to maintain their tenancy by encouraging daily household tasks such as general housework, laundry, ironing, cooking, shopping.
-TRFS rewards scheme (which includes cash-back and discounts at a variety of high street and online retailers),
-Paid travel during shifts and 45p per mile fuel allowance,
-Continuous in-house training opportunities and chances to further your career in social care,
-Refer a Friend scheme- £150 reward for successfully referring a friend, family member or colleague,
-Free Membership of Glasgow Credit Union,
-HSF Health Care plan,
-Counselling & Life Works service.
The Richmond Fellowship Scotland is seeking a Business Development Partner to join our Development Team. The successful candidate will be values driven and will share our organisations commitment to deliver the best personalised support that helps people achieve the things that matter to them.
This is an exciting time to join Scotland`s largest third sector social care provider and the post holder will play a crucial role in ensuring that we continue to growth and successfully navigate the changing social care commissioning landscape.
The successful candidate will bring direct experience of working in a business development role and will have a proven track record of income generation within the health and social care sector. You will have excellent analytical, communication and written skills and will be responsible for producing high quality tender submissions, grant applications and marketing materials. You will also have excellent planning, time management and organisational skills and an ability to work under pressure to meet deadlines.
The role is home based but travel throughout Scotland may occasionally be required. We place a strong focus on continual professional development and the post holder will have access to a wide range of training opportunities. Having fun is important to us too! As well as a competitive salary, the organisation offers generous benefits including enhanced pension contributions and annual leave entitlement, as well as access to over 850 high street and online discounts.
Having a Full clean driving license and access to a car is desirable.
For an informal and confidential discussion about the Business Development Partner role please contact Stephen Plunkett (TRFS Head of Development) at firstname.lastname@example.org
The Richmond Fellowship Scotland is Scotland largest social care provider supporting individuals across Scotland.
We have a great opportunity available for an Area Manager, this is a senior management post responsible for the development of new and existing services, across the Highlands. The successful candidate will be responsible for developing positive working relationships with stakeholders, as well as ensuring TRFS is effectively represented within key partnership forums.
The post-holder will contribute to the development and management of existing services, ensuring they meet and exceed regulatory requirements, while assisting the Executive Director to develop and implement strategic plans in line with the programme of continual development in both practice and policy.
The Area Manager will provide dynamic and proactive leadership to their staff and management teams supporting their development and ensuring key performance targets are met across the services. Alongside this you will also manage a range of resources, including Finance and Administration to meet service and organisational demands.
Previous experience of a wide range of care and support needs across a range of service models is essential. Experience of developing and delivering complex needs and challenging behaviour supports would also be highly advantageous. This could be a great post for someone who has the relevant experience and is looking for an exciting and rewarding career challenge.
You will also be required to undertake on-call shifts, as apart of the Senior Management rota.
It is essential that the post holder holds a relevant qualification for the post as defined by the SSSC - RMA or equivalent (or working towards this) along with an SVQ Level 4 or recognized professional qualification.